It's that time of year. The sun is out, the plants are blooming, you're sneezing, and the house looks really dirty. It's the sun. It show s what's really on the floor. And, you know what that is? Winter. Winter is on the floor. So you start cleaning and pretty soon you are CLEANING.
By Nancy Ranchel
My egg / yellow / closet room is finished — and there's no better feeling than a project completed! (Maybe if a remodeling project wrapped up while I was sunbathing and Idris Elba was massaging my feet...) In this thing called real life, however, finishing a project is pretty much the pinnacle of accomplishments.
Oregonians are pioneers. And our state's eclectic architectural style reflects an adventurous spirit, with everything from majestic Victorians to Craftsman Foursquares gracing our cities.
Tucked against a hillside in the Rogue Valley, a unique guesthouse inspires the kind of tranquil activities you might expect from a rural getaway — watching a deer bound over a nearby ridge, observing the sunset on vineyards from an outdoor hot tub, picking wild blackberries or listening to cows bay.
The kitchen is the hub of a home. It's where our mornings begin and our workdays end. It's where we cook, eat and spend time with our families over dinner. But a kitchen is much more than just a place to prepare a meal; it's the social pulse of a household.